ALL GOA MARINE LIFESAVING GUARDS CONTINUE STRIKE

PANAJI: The Goa Marine Lifesaving Guards union continued their protest at Azad Maidan, Panaji demanding that they be employed under the Goa Human Resource Development Corporation as suggested by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.

Trade Union leader Swati Kerkar said that the striking lifeguards were unable to do multi-sking and suggested that either they should be employed under GTDC or a society to be formed so that they can operate as lifeguards.

For the time being Drishti has employed a few outsiders as lifeguards and they are still understaffed, she said.

Meanwhile, Leader of the Opposition Digambar Kamat visited the protesting lifeguards of Monday and listened to their grievances. He assured them that he will take up their issue with the government.

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